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Wilson Pickett (1941–2006)


Wilson Pickett was born on March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama, USA. He was married to Bonnie Covington. He died on January 19, 2006 in Reston, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Commitments Composer
(1991)
The Bank Job Soundtrack
(2008)
Road House Soundtrack
(1989)
Forrest Gump Soundtrack
(1994)

Filmography

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 2017 The Vietnam War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) (2017) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2016 Please Like Me (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Souvlaki (2016) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 2016: Auditions 3 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 1 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
 2016 Nit i dia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alarma social (2016) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances", "Funky Broadway", "Mustang Sally", "Hey Jude")
 2014 Rob the Mob (performer: "Something You Got")
 2013/I Filth (performer: "Born to Be Wild")
 2013 L'image manquante (Documentary) (lyrics: "In the Midnight Hour") / (music: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary) (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Funky Broadway", "Mustang Sally", "Hey Jude")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Come On Eileen (2012) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "If You Need Me")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 7 Perform Again (2012) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2012 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Babysitter (2012) ... (performer: "634-5789")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2010 Love Ranch (performer: "634-5789")
 2009 Jools's Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.0 (2009) ... (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2009/I Old Dogs (performer: "Land Of 1,000 Dances")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 4 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Top 20 Results (2009) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2009/I The Box (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2008 Clubbed (performer: "Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9")
 2008 Pathology (performer: "Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9")
 2008 The Bank Job (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2008/I Paris (performer: "Lands of 1000 dances")
 2007 Talk to Me (performer: "I'm in Love")
 2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Axeman Cometh (2007) ... (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2006 Heroes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter One 'Genesis' (2006) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2006 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Perform (2006) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dad's Car (2006) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (writer: "In The Midnight Hour" (extract))
 2005 Heisei kyoiku yobiko 2005 (TV Series) (performer: "Dance tengoku")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("In The Midnight Hour")
 2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
  The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2004 Confidences trop intimes (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2002 La bande du drugstore (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1000 Dances", "Soul Survivor") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1999 Tha se do stin Kolasi, agapi mou (writer: "I Found Love")
 1998 Susan's Plan (performer: "Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You")
 1998/II Denial (performer: "I'm in Love")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1998 Ride (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "634-5789")
 1997 The Full Monty (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" (1971))
 1997 The Ice Storm (performer: "Sugar Sugar")
 1996 My Fellow Americans (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - as W. Pickett)
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Halloween (1996) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances" - uncredited)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (performer: "Hello Sunshine") / (writer: "Hello Sunshine")
 1996/II Mother (performer: "Land Of A Thousand Dances")
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Father Knows Dick (1996) ... (performer: "634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)" - uncredited)
  Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995) (performer - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Ethics of Hope (1995) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
- A Coupla Stiffs (1995) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited) / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (performer: "MUSTANG SALLY")
 1994 Epimaco Velasco: NBI (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1994 Forrest Gump (performer: "Land Of 1000 Dances" (1962))
 1993 Heaven & Earth (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1993 A Bronx Tale (performer: "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)") / (writer: "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("In the Midnight Hour")
 1992 CrissCross (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1991) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1991 Mystery Date (performer: "634-5789")
 1991 The Commitments (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Denial (1991) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tornado Watch (1990) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1989 American Boyfriends (performer: "Midnight Hour") / (writer: "Midnight Hour")
 1989 Road House (performer: "Mustang Sally")
  Murphy Brown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- The Summer of '77 (1989) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited) / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
 1989 Dream a Little Dream (writer: "The Midnight Hour")
 1988 Genesis: Live at Wembley Stadium (Video) ("In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1988 Fright Night Part 2 (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1988 The Great Outdoors (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1988 Off Limits (performer: "Funky Broadway")
 1988 The In Crowd (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1988 Action Jackson (performer: "FUNKY BROADWAY")
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Home (1987) ... (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
- The Mine (1987) ... (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- One Way Ticket (1986) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1985 B.B. King: Into the Night (Video documentary short) (writer: "IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR")
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) (performer: "In The Midnight Hour" - uncredited) / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
 1985 Into the Night (writer: "IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR")
 1984 Genesis: The Mama Tour (Video documentary) ("In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1983 The Big Chill (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1981-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Dear Liar (1982) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
- Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 1 (1981) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances" - uncredited)
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1979 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Will Kenny Everett Make It to 1980? Show (1979) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1972 Memoirs of a Madam (performer: "That's a Man's Way" - uncredited) / (writer: "That's a Man's Way" - uncredited)
 1971 Soul to Soul (Documentary) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1971 Once Upon a Wheel (Documentary) (performer: "Engine #9")
 1970 The Boys in the Band (performer: "Funky Broadway")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "634-5789")
 1966 Tom Jones Hilton Special (TV Movie) (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.79 (1966) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Episode #1.58 (1966) ... (performer: "Don't Fight It") / (writer: "Don't Fight It")
- Episode #1.36 (1965) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour', "Come Home Baby") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour')
  The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Stand Up, Nigel Barton (1965) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1965 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 November 1965 (1965) ... (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
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Other Works:

CD: "The Very Best of Wilson Pickett" (Rhino; album originally released by Atlantic) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

His cover version of "Hey Jude" was Duane Allman's idea. See more »

Nickname:

The Wicked Pickett

Star Sign:

Pisces

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